Is Africa splitting into two continents? The geographical phenomenon explained

Images from the Kenyan Rift Valley purporting to show evidence of a continental split that could see Africa divided into two have circulated online. A large crack in the ground has been cited as proof that tectonic movements are wrenching the continent apart and could see the landmass divided into two. Reports are also claiming that a massive 35-mile split in the Ethiopian desert is further evidence of the trend, but the dramatic images are not what they

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